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Watch Jennifer Nettles sing part of her commencement address to Agnes Scott College students

2:59 pm May. 14, 2018

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene

Jennifer Nettles returned to her alma mater on Saturday to give the commencement address – with her own musical twist.

Nettles, who vaulted to fame as half of Sugarland, is a 1997 graduate of the Decatur-based women’s college. In her address, she spoke of the importance of chasing your dreams and choosing love over fear.

Then she reached into her wheelhouse and gave a musical salute by singing

Watch Mastodon’s new animated video for ‘Clandestiny’

12:24 pm Apr. 27, 2018

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene

Mastodon is heading to the sci-fi future. Or maybe not.

It depends upon your interpretation of the Atlanta hard rockers’ new video for “Clandestiny.”

The animated clip was directed, produced, animated and edited

Lady A’s Charles Kelley and Dave Haywood to deliver UGA commencement address

3:31 pm Mar. 6, 2018

Charles Kelley and Dave Haywood of the multi-platinum trio Lady Antebellum will deliver the spring undergraduate commencement address at University of Georgia.

Related: Lady Antebellum shows their Georgia pride at pre-Super Bowl concert

Kelley and Haywood, alumni of UGA, will address graduates on May 4 at 7 p.m. in Stanford Stadium. Both Kelley and Haywood received Bachelor of Business Administration degrees from UGA in 2004.

“We are excited to welcome Charles Kelley and Dave Haywood

Childish Gambino North American tour kicks off Sept. 6 in Atlanta

10:06 am Mar. 5, 2018

Childish Gambino a.k.a award-winning, multi-hyphenate artist Donald Glover has announced dates for his upcoming North American tour.

On Sept. 6, the month-long tour kicks off in Atlanta before heading to 13 cities across the continent ending Sept. 30 in Vancouver. Gambino, of Stone Mountain, appears in Atlanta with special guest Rae Sremmurd at Infinite Energy Arena. Tickets for the general public go on sale at 12 p.m. this Friday, March 9